WASHINGTON — The prospect of the U.S. Postal Service offering financial products such as remittances and consumer loans could be a boon for those underserved by traditional banks, Sen. Elizabeth Warren said over the weekend.

"This is an issue I am going to spend a lot of time working on — and I hope my colleagues join me," Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, said in an op-ed published on the Huffington Post Saturday. "We need innovative ways to create pathways for struggling families to build economic security, and this is an idea that falls in that category."

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